Maxi Zoo proves a front runner with donation that secures animal charity’s survival

The future of a worthy animal charity which offers homes to unwanted racing greyhounds is secure thanks to a significant donation from Maxi Zoo Ireland.   In a year that has pushed charities to the brink, Maxi Zoo, Ireland’s largest pet retailer, has given a critical lifeline to Homes for Unwanted Greyhounds (HUG) through its…

ALTER DOMUS ANNOUNCES CREATION OF 100 JOBS IN IRELAND

Continuing expansion of its European Centre of Excellence in Cork as demand for cross-border fund administration and asset servicing grows Cork, Ireland | 27 January 2021 – Alter Domus (“Alter Domus” or the “Company”), a leading provider of integrated solutions for the alternative investment industry, has announced the creation of 100 new jobs, substantially increasing…

Global logistics company C.H. Robinson establishes Technology Development Centre in Cork

Leading, global logistics company C.H. Robinson announces a new technology centre in Cork, to further deliver personalised solutions for shippers and carriers with the industry’s premier technology built by and for supply chain experts. The company plans to recruit more than 30 technology professionals in the next three years to bring those efforts to life.…

Minister Colm Brophy launches Samaritans Freephone helpline for Irish diaspora in Canada and Australia

The Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora, Mr. Colm Brophy, T.D., today launched Samaritans Freephone helpline for the Irish diaspora in Canada and Australia. Samaritans, in partnership with the Government of Ireland through the Emigrant Support Programme, have been working together to provide 24-hour Freephone access to the Samaritans helpline in Ireland…

Business leaders look ahead to key 2021 challenges 

New Ibec survey also highlights the changing nature of the role of CEOs nationally       Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has today published the findings of a new survey highlighting the perspectives and predictions of CEOs on the major business issues for 2021.   Responding to a series of questions on the year ahead and beyond, the findings provide key insights from business…

Citizens, farmers, business owners and community organisations will be able to sell electricity into the grid under new scheme being developed by Climate Minister

Individuals and communities invited to submit views on design of a Microgeneration Support Scheme   Individuals, farmers, businesses and community groups will be able to sell renewable electricity into the grid under a scheme being developed by the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD. A new Microgeneration Support Scheme (MSS) is…

IDA Ireland announces results for 2020, and Tánaiste launches IDA Ireland’s new four-year strategy with continued focus on Regional development

Regional investment grew as Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) continued in 2020 despite the impact of COVID-19 global pandemic 128 investments – 52% – were outside of Dublin Continued focus on Regional development in IDA Ireland’s new strategy Performance 2020 52% of investments went to regional locations  More than 20,000 new jobs created in 2020 246…